Area governments are getting potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars to cover expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An 86-acre, 214-lot section of the 1,000-acre Sterling on the Lake subdivision in Flowery Branch could become a gated active adult community with privately maintained roads.
A proposed apartment site off Spout Springs Roads in South Hall that’s been lingering for years could find new life with an upcoming proposal before the Flowery Branch City Council.
A developer is eyeing some property in Flowery Branch for a large warehouse and distribution center, but the company wants Flowery Branch City Council to fast-track rezoning for the project so it can be built by the fall of 2021.
Public hearings are set Thursday, July 16, on planned Flowery Branch sewer and water projects totaling $28 million.
Golf carts eventually may be allowed on East Main Street in Flowery Branch as the city looks to “foster connectivity” between the downtown area and a growing residential community near Thurmon Tanner Parkway.
Flowery Branch’s proposed budget and tax rate for 2020-21 are up for initial votes at the City Council meeting Thursday, June 18. The city is proposing a $5.1 million budget in fiscal 2021, which begins July 1. The current budget is $5.2 million.
The city is proposing to keep the rate at 3.264 mills, with 1 mill equal to $1 per $1,000 in assessed property value. Under that formula, a $250,000 home would be taxed at $326.40
City leaders are considering a cosmetic touchup for a pair of icons that have graced downtown Flowery Branch for nearly 130 years: the train depot and the historic caboose.
Melissa McCain has resigned her post as Flowery Branch city clerk.